Mary Jo Cunningham will present "Patriotic Postcards" at 1 p.m. Friday at the Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. She will show and talk about some old-time postcards, including Memorial Day cards with soldiers, and Abraham Lincoln cards. This free program is sponsored by the Great Bend Recreation Commission. For more information call the Recreation Commission office, 793-3755 ext. 2, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Great Bend Police Monday reports Oxycodone pills were stolen from an apartment at the High Rise. Two 20-inch bicycles were stolen outside the residence at 1315 Odell St. Loss was $210. A motorist in a gold Tahoe drove off from 2716 10th St. without paying for $30 worth of gas, at 5:05 p.m. A Jeep and a car collided in the 5900 block of Birchwood Drive at 8:07 p.m. ...
Guitarist Claude Bourbon will make a return appearance at the Barton County Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Bourbon will perform in The Back Room of the Arts Center, located at Forest and Main in Great Bend. Seats are $10 at the door on a "first come, first serve" basis. For additional information, e-mail email@example.com or call the Arts Center, 620-792.-221, weekday mornings. Born in France in the early '60s, ...
ELLINWOOD -The United Methodist Church women are sponsoring their 2nd Annual Delectable Delight Dessert Debut at 3 p.m. on Oct. 23 at 3 PM at the Ellinwood United Methodist Church. For $5 you may sample all the delicacies you can fit on your plate. Profits will go towards UMW missions.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by the Salvation Army Thrift Store, 2545 10th Street, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Julie Smith with greeters Rebecca Ford and Karmi Green. Coffee, doughnuts and door prizes will be available.
The Great Bend Knights of Columbus will hold its annual chili and chicken noodle soup supper on Thursday. The come-and-go meal will be served from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus hall, 723 Main, in Great Bend. Take-out meals will also be available. Unlike previous soup suppers where tickets could be purchased in advance, attendees this year can simply pay at the door. In addition to soup, the event will feature a ...
Berjuan Toys is already selling its Breast Milk Baby online ($70) and expects to have it in stores later this year.
Dear Editor, We are writing in response to the article in the insert "Fighting for a cure" in the Oct. 2 Tribune. The title of the article is: "Are mammograms the best option for detection?" In the article evidence is cited from several studies dating from 1992 to 2004 and a statement from the American College of Physicians from 2007. Studies were carried out in Canada and Denmark, where women are not offered screening mammography ...
Dear Editor, I am really struggling with all the hoopla surrounding the death of Steve Jobs. Jobs was a great man in this world. His accomplishments changed our world greatly, but that does not give him a right standing with God or a place in heaven for all eternity. Steve Jobs was no different than any other human being in the sight of God. He was either a believer in Jesus Christ or he wasn't. ...
DETROIT (AP) - Matthew Stafford's second touchdown pass put Detroit ahead in the third and Jahvid Best's 88-yard run later in the quarter gave the Lions a double-digit lead in a 24-13 win over the Chicago Bears on Monday night.
SALINA - McKenna Mauler, a sophomore, qualified for the Class 5A state tournament for the first time and Great Bend teammate Maddie Werth qualified for a second time during a regional at the par-70 Salina Municipal on Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Saying he was sad and sorry, NBA Commissioner David Stern canceled the first two weeks of the season Monday after players and owners were unable to reach a new labor deal to end the lockout.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington High School girls' golf team qualified for the Class 3-1A state meet by winning its regional on Monday.
Helen Hickel, fail to yield, court costs $55.50
KOC to hold breakfast buffet
ELLINWOOD -"The 5th Wave" by Rick Yancey. When waves of beings who only look human overrun the earth, the Earth's last survivors have scattered to stay alive. When Cassie meets Evan Walker, he may be her only hope for rescuing her brother, or even saving herself. But can she trust a stranger in this dangerous world?
Those who donated money and time, and played in the golf tournament collaborated to raise more than $45,000 for local cancer patients. The recent St. Rose Auction & Golf Classic proceeds will benefit the Heartland Cancer Center Patient Care Fund.
The monthly Barton County Historical Society meeting scheduled for Monday evening, Nov. 25, has been canceled.
Rosewood Ranch horse therapy instructor Melinda Suppes took part in a grueling exam last May in Loveland, Colo. She endured four days of a workshop, written testing and field work, all with the goal of becoming a certified instructor with Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International. It wasn't until more than five months later that she learned the results of her exam.
Derek Fredrick thought if the buckets were "poppin' pink" they would draw a lot of attention. And if the results of a recent fundraiser are any indication, he was right.
Touched by Cancer Support Group will depart from its regular schedule in December. The group usually meets each month on the first Tuesdays, from 2-3 p.m., and third Tuesdays at 5:45 p.m. at Heartland Cancer Center, 204 Cleveland, Great Bend.
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